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Peter Hook (of New Order) and the Light.

we saw New Order this summer, without Peter Hook.  The set is now complete, Peter Hook played the Belmont last night. 

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they played the Movement album, and the Power, Corruption & Lies album, with a few other songs for the encore.  Oh, Peter also performed in his own opening band, The Slaves of Venus.  they played for a total of nearly three hours. 

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and it was a good show.  the crowd was enthusiastic, you could see this pleased Mr. Hook.  I know there are those that don't appreciate his vocals, but he did well for the movement album.  his voice may not be a great match for the PC&L album, but I was glad he did it and I won't criticize the man for it.   

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that's some good rockin' for a tuesday night in austin texas.  the frost bank building also played a supporting role.  we call it "the artichoke building".  it was the tallest building in austin when we moved here, not so much today. 

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